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. what i'd say to you is don't try to fight the election for the last two weeks. >> reporter: jordan zimmerman founded what has become the 14th largest ad agency in the country. he says retailers have plenty of time to launch holiday campaigns, which traditionally reach full speed around black friday. and by then, those election ads will be a memory. >> the advantage is most retailers are smart today and they realize, you're going to buy after the election because people are so spontaneous and so late in shopping that you want to have a bigger impact. >> reporter: but advertisers might actually be a little sorry to see this campaign season end. they point to studies that find regular commercials do better in an election because consumers get tired of all the attack ads. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: once those ad campaigns kick into high gear consumers may be ready to spend. as we mentioned earlier in the program, the latest data shows consumer sentiment in october is at its highest level in five years. one new product likely to be at the top of everyone's shopping li
to spill into turkey, jordan and lebanon while islamic extremists threaten to overshadow the secular syrian groups backed by the west. we pick up on some of these questions with two men who have helped us analyze foreign policy challenges in the past. zbigniew brzezinski was national security advisor to president jimmy carter and now is at the center for strategic and international studies. walter russell mead is professor of foreign affairs and the humanities at bard college. i want to start with the latest on libya with hillary clinton taking the blame for security at the benghazi consulate. where does that leave the matter of the responsibility of the white house, pote for the specific incident and the larger libya policy? >> well, i think secretary clinton was absolutely right that specific security requests don't go up from the state department to the president. so it would be a mistake to say that president obama is responsible for the failure to provide more protection in benghazi. secretary clinton did the right thing by taking responsibility herself. now, on the other hand, you hav
, that this was a big catch. jordan, palau, palau again. >> reporter: trafficking is a not bail-able offense that carries a life sentence. whether it is a deterrent, though is an open question, in a justice system experts say is plagued bys corruption. jeronimo is a prosecutors. he prosecutes the prosecutor, who judges the judge. who polices the corrupt media when everybody is in kahoots. it is a major challenge. >> reporter: president acquino has arrested some high-level officia, and he has instructed some officials like see to, upgrade the laws to be more effective against organized crime. >> since we returned from the philippines,re they, themselves have come under suspension. a major donor t filed a complaint, alleging i improprieties. as the case proceeds to court, she has vowed to continue the work of her agency, which serves thousands of trafficking victims. >> reporter: ironically, some of them, like jenny, just back from syria, see no other option than to take their chances. >> just want to start a new life. i will not give up. j i still want to go abroad because i really want to he
with overnight, a jordanian soldier was killed in clashes with militants trying to enter syriam illegally. it was unclear if the gunmen were jordanians or foreign fighters bent on battling the assad regime in syria. a gunman who opened fire in sufiurban milwaukee on sunday hd a history of abuse. that's according to court papers obtained today by the associated press. urdcliffe haughton targeted this spa where his estranged wife worked. he killed her and two other women and wounded four more before shoong himself. the court documents showed haughton had threatened to kille his wife. last thursday, a judge granted her a restraining order. the outbreak of fungal meningitis in the u.s. is nearing 300 cases. the centers for disease control and prevention reported today ih has confirmed 297 people were made ill from tainted pain- killing injections. they're spread across 16 states. 23 people have died in the outbreak. wall street struggled today just to stay even, after a batch of disappointing reports on corporate earnings. the dow jones industri averagest gained two points to close
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